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5 Nov 2015

Greene, Tweed Introduces Case Study Series for Arlon® 3000 XT

ThruBit-Case-Study-PR-finalHouston (November 2015) – As part of Greene, Tweed’s continuing efforts to share the latest news about Arlon® 3000 XT – the latest advanced engineering thermoplastic for HPHT environments – the company has released their first case study from the new Arlon 3000 XT case study series.

Arlon 3000 XT – Reducing Extrusion Failures in HPHT Conditions, shows how Arlon 3000 XT helped a Greene, Tweed customer overcome significant extrusion issues they were experiencing with a gamma ray window on their logging tool.

The case study, along with additional case studies and news that will be released in the coming weeks, are accessible at the new Arlon 3000 XT microsite,

The microsite, launched this month, is the new destination resource for engineers and material scientists who are looking to learn more about Greene, Tweed’s pioneering thermoplastic. The patented technology has the best high-temperature performance of any polyketone, and is perfectly suited for applications in which extrusion is a concern.

Last month, Greene, Tweed announced that Arlon 3000 XT achieved ISO 23936-1 and NORSOK M-710, Rev. 3 compliance. The compliance marks a significant accomplishment for Greene, Tweed and confirms that the material properties of Arlon 3000 XT make it an ideal choice for use in harsh, demanding oil and gas applications which are becoming more common throughout the industry.

About Greene, Tweed Greene, Tweed leverages expertise in a variety of markets and products to give customers the most innovative solutions to meet performance challenges and reduce total cost of operation. With fully qualified engineering, sales, and support personnel located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, Greene, Tweed delivers solutions to individual customer applications on a global scope. Greene, Tweed products are sold and distributed worldwide.

For additional information, contact Greene, Tweed at + or visit our website at

*Arlon® 3000 XT by Greene, Tweed based on VESTAKEEP®, an Evonik product

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